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Old 11-05-2012, 10:21 PM   #16
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I would do the 2 nights, since you have a car it's easy to get to any resort. I really feel you will feel rushed to see the resorts and end up not spending enough time enjoying the sights. I would plan 1 night to watch the fireworks and water parade from Poly beach. Take your time and enjoy. Also remember if you pay for valet parking at a deluxe resort it is good all day even at the other resorts. CSR is not really far from anything, so not really a big deal. Just my 2 cents
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Old 11-05-2012, 11:19 PM   #17
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As much as I love WL, I'd choose more time.
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Old 11-05-2012, 11:29 PM   #18
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I would stay 2 nights at CSR. 1 night goes by much too quickly!! Don't forget CSR is also decorated beautifully at Christmas time. Using the valet service to park your car at the deluxe resorts is a great idea too (but it does cost $14 + tip per day). Make sure you get a ticket / receipt so you can valet at a 2nd resort without paying another fee... sometimes they forget.
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:39 AM   #19
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I'm probably in the minority, but I would choose one night at the WL. The WL is an awesome resort and is just amazing when all decorated for the holidays. The lobby is beautiful and has a cozy feel with the huge fireplace in the center surrounded by rocking chairs . We love the WL and would choose it over a moderate that time of year. It's also very convenient for visiting the CR, Poly, & GF as it's a quick boat ride to the CR where you can hop on the monorail to get to the Poly and GF .
Me too, MickeyNut1! I love that lobby and especially at Christmas!
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Old 11-06-2012, 08:41 AM   #20
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As much as I would want to spend more time in WDW, I think I would have to go with WL. Esp is I wasnt doing any parks - just hanging out at different resorts during the holiday season. Like pps have said its very easy to get to other monrail reosrts from WL - by taking the boat. I also hear WL does wonderful christmas decorations - oh how i would love to see that!!

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Have you checked as to whether you can get PORiverside. We stayed there for a night before our DVC trip and I love the new rooms. It is also centrally located between the resorts you will want to visit for the decorations.
We've stayed at Riverside and French Quarter before (those are our "home" resorts) and were hoping to try something new. I love the new rooms, too!

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I would do the 2 nights, since you have a car it's easy to get to any resort. I really feel you will feel rushed to see the resorts and end up not spending enough time enjoying the sights. I would plan 1 night to watch the fireworks and water parade from Poly beach. Take your time and enjoy. Also remember if you pay for valid at a deluxe resort it is good all day even at the other resorts. CSR is not really far from anything, so not really a big deal. Just my 2 cents
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I would stay 2 nights at CSR. 1 night goes by much too quickly!! Don't forget CSR is also decorated beautifully at Christmas time. Using the valet service to park your car at the deluxe resorts is a great idea too (but it does cost $14 + tip per day). Make sure you get a ticket / receipt so you can valet at a 2nd resort without paying another fee... sometimes they forget.
Thanks for the tips. I didn't know that about valet!
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:19 AM   #21
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I'd check out the prices for Swan and Dolphin too. You may be able to do two nights deluxe level for around the same price.
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